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The mallet (gavel) is made from a tree planted by Abraham Lincoln at his Springfield home. The handle is made from the doorframe in the Edwards home where Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd exchanged their wedding vows. This gavel now part of the Thomas Memorial Collection.
Law, Abraham Lincoln, Springfield, Edwards Home
Arts and Humanities | History | Political History | United States History
McKee Library, "Lincoln Gavel" (2019). Thomas Memorial Collection. 11.